Hawaiian Brownies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Linda Kauppinen
from Greenwood, FL

These are so decadent with a dark rum not only in the brownie but in the frosting as well. Its super delicious and so very different! Please dont eat and drive!

serves Makes 16 Brownies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake


  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 can
    (8 1/4 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, well drained. reserve 2 tbsp juice)
  • 1 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp
    dark rum
  • 2 lg
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 pkg
    (3oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    dark rum
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or macadamia nuts

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees Lightly grease 8 inch square baking pan. Set aside
  • 2
    In 2 quart saucepan combine granulated sugar, butter and reserved juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Add chips and 1/2 tsp dark rum. Stir until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each egg is added. Add pineapple, flour, coconut, baking powder and salt. Stir well until well blended.
  • 4
    Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • 5
    In medium mixing bowl, combine all frosting ingredients, except pecans or Macadamias. Beat on low speed until smooth. Stir in pecans or macadamias. Spread frosting evenly over brownies.